Job Description

Job Title: Chaplain
Job ID: 698498
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Days and Evenings as needed & on call
Facility: UPMC Susquehanna Divine Providence
Department: HOSPICE
Location: 1100 Grampian Boulevard, Williamsport PA 17701


Provides pastoral care to all patients and their families.

  • Attend staff meetings and participate in setting goals.
  • Commitment to patient/family/staff centered pastoral care.
  • Communicate well in a professional exchange of ideas with staff.
  • Complete required documentation.
  • Knowledge and understanding of department standards and policies.
  • Lead worship as scheduled.
  • Offer expertise in leading groups and continuing education.
  • Participate in multidisciplinary team meetings as required.
  • Provide pastoral care in routine and emergent situations.
  • Seek opportunities for continuing education.
  • Share on-call responsibilities.
  • Understand consensus building and negotiation.
  • Working in/contributing to life of interfaith team.


Masters degree in Theology, Divinity or related counseling field. Understanding of health care ministry. Knowledge of religious values and traditions. Minimum 4 units Clinical Pastoral Education preferrred. Spiritual maturty and emotional stability. Knowledge and skills necessary to provide pastoral care to patients served. Must know the principles of growth and development to age-specific needs. Ability to work in a multi-cultural setting. Sensitivity to multi-cultural/religious diversity. Ability to adapt to on-going change.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Ordination or Commission to function in a ministry of pastoral care and endorsement by his/her denomination authority. Professional certification or eligibility as Chaplain from a national certifying organization (e.g., The College of Pastoral Supervision and Psychotherapy, the Association of Professional Chaplains, the National Association of Catholic Chaplains, the National Association of Jewish Chaplains).

  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $21.44 to $32.17

Union Position: No

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